Design Schools
In Miami, Florida

The city of Miami has 8 schools where design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Miami, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design
  • Bachelors degree in Design
  • Masters degree in Design


Professional Trends

Miami Vs. Florida Design Employment

Miami 3,150
Florida 18,950

Of the 18,950 design professionals employed in Florida, 3,150 work in Miami. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Miami has grown by 4%. As the number of design professionals in Miami has increased, overall employment in Miami has also increased.

Miami Vs. Florida Design employment growth

22,100 22,400 22,990 20,470 18,950
3,040 3,560 3,800 3,490 3,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Florida
  • Dark Yellow: Miami

Design VS. All professions salaries in Miami

$40,981 $43,723 $44,310 $47,905 $51,961
$37,960 $39,270 $40,200 $41,070 $42,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Miami
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Miami

As the number of design professionals in Miami has grown, salaries for design professionals have also increased. In 2010 design professionals in Miami reportedly earned an average salary of $51,961 per year. Design professionals in Miami made a yearly average salary of $40,981, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of design professionals in Miami is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Miami

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Miami design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $50,394. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 155%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,293 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $74,610 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Miami

Visual Communications
Graphic Design
Web Design
Interior Design
Computer Animation
Game Design
Fashion Design

On average design professional salaries in Miami are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Miami


There are 8 accredited design schools in the city. Many of Miami's design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Design Programs Offered In Miami


Miami's design schools offer 19 design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Miami


Approximately 315 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Miami, Florida

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